AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCIe 1.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX Vega 8 2.36
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 2.99 +26.7%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RX Vega 8 113147 +2.8%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 110085
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RX Vega 8 14724 +23.4%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 11930
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RX Vega 8 2132 +59.1%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1340
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RX Vega 8 2319 +67.9%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1381
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RX Vega 8 3535 +83.8%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1923
3DMark Vantage Performance
RX Vega 8 10294 +18.4%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 8692
Unigine Heaven 3.0
RX Vega 8 27 +28.6%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 21
Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 27 May 2013)
More pipelines (512 vs 320)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
26.7% faster in synthetic tests
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
So, RX Vega 8 or Iris Pro Graphics 5200?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.